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Youths to represent Meghalaya at JENESYS 2.0 in Japan

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Shillong, June 09: In a pride for Meghalaya, students from the hill state have been chosen to be part of a delegation to represent India in Japan as part of a student exchange programme.
They will be participating in a Student Exchange Programme called JENESYS 2.0 (Japan-Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths) beginning from June 9 to 16.

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Workshop for journalists underway in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG, June 09: Journalists from the Northeastern states and other parts of the country converged in Shillong on Sunday to take part in a two-day regional seminar-cum-workshop organized by the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a division of the International Federation of Journalist (IFJ).

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Transporting food grain for northeast India via Bangladesh begins

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Agartala, June 09 (IANS): Transporting food grain for the mountainous northeastern states of India via Bangladesh has begun, and the first consignment is expected to reach Tripura within 10 to 15 days, officials said Sunday.
"A barge carrying the first consignment of 3,000 tonnes of food grain for Tripura left Haldia port (in West Bengal) Thursday for Ashuganj river port in Bangladesh. From Ashuganj port, the food grain would be ferried to Tripura by road," a senior official of the Tripura food department said.

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Meghalaya participates in 3rd WDGC at Malaysia

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Shillong, June 09: Deputy Speaker, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Sanbor Shullai accompanied by MLA, Nihim D Shira, MLA Saleng A Sangma and Commissioner and Secretary, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, Andrew Simons attended the 3rd Women Deliver Global Conference (WDGC) 2013 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from May 28-30 last.
The Indian delegation was led by Vice Chairman, Rajya Sabha, PJ Kurien.

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New GNLA camp busted

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SHILLONG, June 09: Acting on a tip off, the SWAT team of Meghalaya police on Saturday night busted a new camp of the Garo Hills based militant outfit, GNLA in East Garo Hills district.
According to sources, the new camp was busted at Adugree Nokrek area in East Garo Hills district but no cadres were found at the camp except for some commercial items.

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